Furkan Karayel


CEO & Inclusive Leadership Advisor

About Furkan Karayel

Furkan helps tech managers to recognise and practise inclusive behaviours on their day to day activities. #inclusiveleadership Women-in-tech, diversity and female founders ambassador. Founded Diversein.com after 10 years of software engineering experience. Dublin Chapter Lead for Sprinters.co, a global diverse female entrepreneurs organisation. Diversity and Inclusion Track Captain for Startup Week Dublin. Member of Dublin Chamber of Commerce. Advisory board member for InspiringSTEM.org, promoting tech career into new generations.

Additionally, Furkan is an active speaker at international events (70+ conferences and events) about her journey into tech world as a woman, her recommendations for women in tech issues and power of diversity and inclusion at workplace. She judged at several tech and startup competitions.

She is honoured with "Diversity and Inclusion Role Model in Business" and "Trailblazer" Awards and "Global Goodwill (GGA") title. Additionally, Furkan judged at many startup, tech competitions and awards programs such as multiple Startup Weekend, Coolest Projects, Top Tech Tip Challenge by AWS, Diversity in Tech Awards.